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Car Crashes Into Dartmouth Store

Dartmouth Police say a woman drove her car into the front of Harve's Shoe Box off State Road in Dartmouth.

The mishap took place on Monday, just after noon time.

A 65 year old woman told Police she was pulling her 2006 BMW into a parking space when the crash occurred

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Contents Of Mattapoisett Chowder House Sold At Auction

The contents of the Mattapoisett Chowder House on Route Six are being sold piece by piece.  The business is currently in receivership because of an $800,000 debt.

An auction Wednesday to sell the entire one-acre site did not bring a legitimate bid

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Update: Two Fairhaven Women Die In Mattapoisett Crash

Update:  Two Fairhaven women were killed Monday night when the car they were riding in slammed into a tree and came to rest in front of 83 Fairhaven Road or Route Six in Mattapoisett.  Chief Mary Lyons identified the operator as 21 year old Brooklyn Cody Rodrigues.  The passenger was identified as 18 year old Meghan Sargent.  She was scheduled to graduate this weekend from Fairhaven High School.

Earlier story:

Mattapoisett Police are reporting two people were killed last night, when the car they were in slammed into a tree at Route Six and Mattapoisett Neck Road.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Four Car Crash in Fairhaven

Fairhaven emergency personnel made quick work of clearing the scene of a four car crash on Route 6 in the town Wednesday afternoon.

Fairhaven Police Sergeant Michael Bouvier tells WBSM News it appears the accident took place around 1:30pm when an eastbound vehicle turning into the parking lot of Mike's Restaurant got in the way of a westbound car

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$15 Million Prize Claimed

The Massachusetts State Lottery has paid out $15 million for an instant scratch ticket win, but the ticket was not sold in Fairhaven.

The payout on the $30 "World Class Millions" instant game was presented to the BW

Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

MassDOT Says Bridge Is Replaceable

Officials with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation say the $100 million estimate to replace the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge is not too far off.

MassDOT has begun a study which will result in recommended improvements to Route 6 between New Bedford and Fairhaven, with a heavy focus on the antiquated bridge

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Crash Scene at Route Six and Bridge St. in Fairhaven / Greg Desrosiers / TSM
Crash Scene at Route Six and Bridge St. in Fairhaven / Greg Desrosiers / TSM

Fairhaven Crash Sends Several People To Hospital

A two car collision in Fairhaven sends several people to the hospital. The crash happened Thursday around 5:20pm at Route Six and Bridge Street.

According to the Fairhaven Fire Department, two town ambulances responded to the scene

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TSM - Work has begun at Water and Union Street
TSM - Work has begun at Water and Union Street

Intersection Improvement Projects Underway In New Bedford

Its a busy time of the year for the Department of Public Infrastructure in New Bedford.

Commissioner Ron Labelle tells WBSM News, a number of intersection improvement projects are beginning, including one at the bottom of Union Street Downtown

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TSM

Popular Seafood Restaurant Closed By State

A popular Route Six seafood restaurant has closed at least for a few days, perhaps longer.

An official document posted on the front door of the Mattapoisett Chowder House says the restaurant has been seized for non-payment of taxes

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TSM - New Bedford Fairhaven Bridge
TSM - New Bedford Fairhaven Bridge

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge To Close For Two Weeks

The New Bedford Fairhaven bridge will be closed to motor vehicle traffic for a two week period beginning March 30th. 

The Department of Transportation says during that time, structural steel repairs will be made to the bridge's floor beams

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